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The Oxford book of Greek verse in translation

The Oxford book of Greek verse in translation

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Published by The Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek poetry -- Translations into English,
  • English poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by T.F. Higham and C.M. Bowra.
    ContributionsHigham, Thomas Farrant, 1890-, Bowra, C. M. 1898-1971.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcxii, 781, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages781
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14464947M
    OCLC/WorldCa16220599

      The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation provides only two extracts from Pope’s Iliad. By a welcome change of taste we have moved closer to Johnson’s estimate: “that poetical wonder a performance which no age or nation can pretend to equal,” and Pope is here given pride of place. Get this from a library! The Oxford book of classical verse in translation. [Adrian Poole; Jeremy Maule;] -- Great Britain has a long and grand tradition of poets translating classical authors. Virtually every great poet from Chaucer on has tried his or her hand at translation. the Greek text alternating verse by verse with the English, then that explains why you might find a footnote referenced to "c" but there are no footnotes for b or a. Those other two footnotes may be found in an edition that has the Greek text included. The footnotes about Greek textual variants are in the following format. The Oxford Book of English Verse, – is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least a was published by Oxford University Press in ; in its india-paper form it was carried widely around the British Empire and in war as a 'knapsack book'.

      The Oxford Book of English Verse, created in by Arthur Quiller-Couch and selected anew in by Helen Gardner, has established itself as the foremost anthology of English poetry: ample in span, liberal in the kinds of poetry presented. This /5(). Let's get one thing straight. Christopher Ricks' version of The Oxford Book of English Verse contains some of the finest poetry the world has ever seen. Judiciously selected and beautifully produced, this anthology will reward both poetry virgins and over-versed roués with its canny and sometimes inspired pairing of lines familiar and obscure, and its original inclusion of /5(72). Book I opens with the earliest, pre-Christian poetry in Old Irish and ends in the fourteenth century with the first Irish poetry in the English language. Book II, from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, presents the age of bardic poetry, and the great poetry of its decline, with the "new" poetry in Irish that followed it, and the era of.   Each book from Genesis to Revelation has a compact introduction and the chapters are usefully annotated. The translation is perhaps the clearest rendering of the Bible into English ever accomplished. There are 14 wonderful maps (based on the Oxford Bible Atlas) with an index to all place names in the Bible.5/5(4).

    The Apostolic Bible is the first numerically coded Greek Old Testament, and it allows the student of the Word to study both Testaments in the same language, and to follow the association of a word from either the New Testament to the Old Testament, or vice versa. The Apostolic Bible trilinear format has the AB-StrongFile Size: KB. Greek words for book include βιβλίο, εγγράφω, κάντε κράτηση and κάνετε κράτηση. Find more Greek words at !   His book Between Ecstasy and Truth: Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus was published by Oxford University Press in He is a Fellow of both the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The Gaisford Prize is a prize in the University of Oxford, founded in in memory of Dr Thomas Gaisford (–). For most of its history, the prize was awarded for Classical Greek Verse and Prose. The prizes now include the Gaisford Essay Prize and the Gaisford Dissertation Prize.


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This book of translated verse accompanies a counterpart of verse in Ancient Greek. I like this book because it provides a nice translation for anyone interested in some of the best Greek poetry (from such poets as Homer, Archilochus, Aeschylus, Euripides, and Menander).Reviews: 2.

Introduction, Preface, Notes, and all poetry in English translation. The poets are of the Classic Period of Homer to the Roman Era. The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation: G et al Murray: : Books.

This book of translated verse accompanies a counterpart of verse in Ancient Greek. I like this book because it provides a nice translation for anyone interested in some of the best Greek poetry (from such poets as Homer, Archilochus, Aeschylus /5(2).

The Oxford book of Greek verse in translation book book offers a vast array of responses to the song, verse, and drama of ancient Greece and Rome, and to poets themselves as varied as Homer, Sappho, Euripides, Virgil, Ovid, and Juvenal.

Organized by classical author and text, the book gathers and juxtaposes English versions, sometimes of the same passage or poem, to dramatize the endless renewal of one 5/5(5). The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation.

The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation is an anthology of Greek poetry in English translation. J.R.R. Tolkien is credited with helping with 'Introduction Part II - Greek Poetry in Translation'. Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Notes: "Every piece in the Oxford book of Greek verse is here translated, and the same arrangement of authors and numerations is followed.

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Views. Buy The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation by T.F. Higham, C.M. Bowra (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 5/5(1). Translations of all the poems in The Oxford Book of Greek Verse, which was published in pp.

Gilt lettering and border to front board and spine. Top edges gilt. Left hinge showing, binding a little slack, slight bumping to spine and corners and spine dulled, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, Genre/Form: Collections: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oxford book of Greek verse in translation. Oxford, Clarendon Press [] (OCoLC) Great Britain has a long and grand tradition of poets translating classical authors.

Virtually every great poet from Chaucer on has tried his or her hand at translation, with the results often rivalling or even excelling the ancient original. This unique anthology presents the best of these translations, ranging from King Alfred, Alexander Pope, and Ben Jonson, to Alfred Lord.

The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Oxford Book of Classical Verse in Translation (Oxford Books of Verse) Messers Poole and Maule have brought together some of the best and most beautiful renderings of the verse of the Greek and Roman worlds, and the result is, for lack of a less exuberant descriptor, magical.

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Trypanis' prose translation of Greek poetry from Homer to George Seferis and Odysseus Elytis in The Penguin Book of Greek Verse is so smooth, yet literal, that we can infer the importance of certain phrases, images and forms 4/5.